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Channel 6 Service Restored

Monday, April 16 2018 12:34 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Channel 6 Service Restored   (April 17, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – Service has been restored to Channel 6, Red Wing's government access television channel. On Monday, April 16, 2018, at approximately 9 A.M., a technical failure caused a service interruption to Channel 6.  Programming has now been restored and normal television viewing can be resumed.  Additionally, all City of Red Wing meetings remain available for viewing through the City’s website, Thank you for your patience while work was performed to restore Channel 6.  Please direct all queries to Laur…

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Tell the Library What You Think!

Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:45 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Take the 3-Minute Survey Here: The Red Wing Public Library is starting its long-term strategic plan and wants your input.  Let the library know what programs, services, and opportunities you value the most, and what you want to see in the future.  Survey results will be available in late May. Help the library be the best it can be.         More about the Library's Strategic Plan from the Library's Executive Director, Jessica McGee: Thank you to all our library patrons who have visited over the last year. In 2017, we had 168,280 visits to our library and …

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Spring Flood Run

Wednesday, April 11 2018 4:42 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
SPRING FLOOD RUN: CONTACT:  Chief Roger D. Pohlman PHONE:  651-267-2610    “SPRING FLOOD RUN” KICKS OFF RIDING SEASON, ENFORCEMENT ALONG ROUTES Motorists Should Exercise Extreme Caution along Scenic River Routes    Red Wing, MN — Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of the Minnesota riding season during the “Spring Flood Run” Saturday, April 21. The route takes riders along the scenic Mississippi and St. Croix Valley roadways between the Twin Cities and Winona. Motorists will need to use extra caution this weekend wit…

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City Council Vacancy

Wednesday, April 11 2018 3:38 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
It’s official; Council Member Dustin Schulenberg has resigned from the Red Wing City Council.  Why did Schulenberg resign?  The Red Wing City charter requires council members to live within the city limits.  Though they are staying local, Schulenberg and his family recently purchased a home outside of the city limits, making him ineligible to serve on the Council.  What does his resignation mean for Red Wing?  That we’ve got a vacancy and we’re looking for a local citizen to fill it. Council members are elected by the public for a four-year term.  Schulenberg h…

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Earth Week Activities; Driven To Action

Thursday, April 5 2018 10:57 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Co-sponsored by the Red Wing Sustainability Commission, Earth Week 2018 features numerous activities around town. Check out the activities below, and even more events can be found at the Friends of the Bluffs website.  If stewardship of our natural resources is a passion of yours, consider joining the Sustainability Commission. They're looking for people just like you.    Wednesday, April 18 6:30 pm - Agriculture and Climate Change, at the Red Wing Environmental Learning Center.  Meeting and discussion with Beth Nelson, Director of Res…

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Red Wing Earns the Minnesota Clean Energy Community Award

Monday, April 2 2018 4:23 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing was one of seven Minnesota communities that received 2018 Clean Energy Community Awards on March 28 at the Community Driven Clean Energy Conference in St. Cloud. The awards were sponsored and presented by the Minnesota Department of Commerce.  The awards recognize communities that contribute to the state’s clean energy goals by planning and implementing programs, policies, and technologies that encourage energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable energy generation.  The City of Red Wing earned its Achieve Award for the “Green Wing Energy Action Plan.” The…

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CodeRED Emergency Notification System to be Tested on April 9

Monday, April 2 2018 3:19 PM  •   Categorized In Emergency Management
Goodhue County’s Emergency Notification System, CodeRED, will be tested on Monday, April 9, 2018, to validate telephone numbers in the Goodhue County’s database. There is no need for action if you receive the call; emergency personnel will merely be testing the system to ensure it is operational as needed, and to encourage additional residents to enroll to receive future notifications. The Caller ID will read 855-969-4636 or 866-419-5000; text messages will show 76993.  The message will say “This is a test of your community’s CodeRED Emergency Notification System. No action is re…

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UPDATE: Underground Fire and Power Outage

Thursday, March 29 2018 12:48 PM  •   Categorized In Fire Department

Change in Traffic Pattern Downtown Coming in April

Tuesday, March 27 2018 12:48 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Starting sometime between March 30-April 1, crews will be closing 3rd St. from Potter St. to Plum St. in downtown Red Wing. Drivers coming to/from WI will use the new button-hook ramp at Highway 61 when the slip ramp & 3rd St. are closed. When the slip ramp reopens to traffic in Fall 2019 drivers coming across the river from WI will have two routes into town. **The Highway 63/Eisenhower Bridge will remain open during this work.** Visit the project website for more information, or check on the Red Wing Bridge Project's Facebook page for an exact closure date, and watch for signs in the project area

UPDATE: Red Wing Police Department Investigates Threat

Wednesday, March 21 2018 11:16 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
For Immediate Release March 21, 2018   Contact: Roger Pohlman Chief of Police Police Department 651-267-2610   On March 21, 2018 at approximately 12:03 AM a juvenile female entered the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center to report a threatening social media message. Officers immediately opened an investigation into the threat and continue to follow-up on information obtained through investigation. This is an open investigation involving juveniles; therefore no further information is available. The Red Wing Police Department is working closely with the Red Wing Public School District and at…

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